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  • 4th Jul

Job opportunity: Funding Advice Coordinator

Make a difference to local communities in RCT by providing funding information, advice and support to community and voluntary organisations. Salary: SCP 20, £26,446 (£26,975 from October 2022) Hours: 37 hours, job share or part-time considered. Contract: Permanent (subject to […]

  • 4th Jul

Job opportunity: Marketing and Promotions Officer

Help promote the work of Interlink RCT and our members. Please apply if you are passionate about working alongside communities, are creative and have significant experience marketing and promotion. Salary: SCP 20, £26,446 (£26,975 from October 2022). Hours: 37 hours, […]

  • 30th Jun

Energy crisis in community facilities

Do you need help with reducing your energy bills? We are here to help with energy costs in community buildings. Prices and energy use have gone up massively and are set to rocket upwards this winter. Interlink RCT are working […]

  • 29th Jun

See our work in our latest newsletter

The Spring 2022 newsletter includes: Wellbeing Coordinator case studies case studies about how we have supported community and voluntary groups news from events around RCT films and infographics Download the Spring 2022 newsletter.

  • 29th Jun

Network at St Dyfrig’s Community Open Day

Date: 10am to 4pm 9/07/22. Location: St Dyfrig’s Community Hall, Broadway, Treforest. If you run a community and voluntary group, talk about your projects at this event. Also, you’ll be able to discuss plans for developing St Dyfrig’s church. Our […]

  • 13th Jun

The Winter Pressures Grant made a big difference to small groups

Earlier this year, we made the Winter Pressures Grant available to several small groups in RCT. It allowed them to put on extra support so people could get through the winter healthily.  

  • 23rd May

Job Opportunity: Wellbeing Coordinator

Salary: Scale point 20 (£26,446). Hours: 37 hours. Location: RCT. The post holder will work closely with GPs and allied health professionals throughout Rhondda Cynon Taf to support referred individuals to address non-medical issues that may be causing or exacerbating […]

  • 10th May

Outdoor Green Social Prescribing Network Event for RCT

Date: 11am to 12:30pm 25/05/22. This event is about re-establishing the Outdoor Green Prescribing Network for RCT. The network could: increase green social prescribing opportunities raise health and wellbeing locally collaborate on new ways of accessing the outdoors for wellbeing […]

  • 6th May

Job opportunity: Community Advice Co-ordinator, Funding

This is a unique opportunity for a permanent role in Interlink RCT’s Community Advice Team. The role will focus on involvement, advice and support, working with colleagues, members and partners to transform the face-to-face and digital line support to a […]

  • 4th May

Voting opens in the ‘Above and Beyond’ Awards

The vote to find community groups or organisations that went ‘Above and Beyond’ in the pandemic has opened. If you’re a member of Connect RCT, you can vote in this poll, which will honour the groups that went above and […]

  • 20th Apr

Community Cuppa

Date: 10am to 12pm 3/05/22. Location: Pontypridd Museum. This is a chance for a natter over a free cuppa and a snack. There’ll be a live pottery demonstration where you can have a go at making something, and the coffee […]

  • 1st Apr

Nominate a group that went above and beyond to win

We’re using a competition to find groups that went above and beyond in the pandemic. The community group or organisation with the most votes will receive £1000, with second place taking £500 and third getting £250. You can nominate using […]

  • 18th Mar

Three job opportunities with us

There are opportunities for three permanent roles within Interlink RCT’s Community Advice Team, supporting young people, volunteers and community and voluntary groups in Rhondda Cynon Taf These roles will focus on involvement, advice and support, working with colleagues, members and […]

  • 16th Mar

Zero Carbon RCT

Date: 2pm to 4.30pm 28/04/22. Location: Cynon Linc, Aberdare. Explore what a zero carbon RCT might be like. Also, we will look at how we can collaborate to make change happen by finding solutions to barriers. The workshop is a […]

  • 7th Mar

Meet the Funders, and Climate Change Event

10am to 12.30pm 31.03.22. Discuss making your projects happen when you meet the funders. There’ll be peer mentors there with first-hand experience of securing funding for community projects to give you the best chance of getting funded too. The event […]

  • 24th Feb

More opportunities to volunteer in Welsh

The National Eisteddfod is coming to RCT in 2024. Over the next two years, there will be lots of opportunities to volunteer in the community, and on the national stage in the festival itself. Betsan Moses, Chief Executive of the […]

  • 24th Feb

More opportunities to volunteer in Welsh

The National Eisteddfod is coming to RCT in 2024. Over the next two years, there will be lots of opportunities to volunteer in the community, and on the national stage in the festival itself. Betsan Moses, Chief Executive of the […]

  • 21st Sep

Micro-grants to restart community activities

Every quarter, we are offering micro-grants of £250 to support volunteer-led organisations to cover the additional costs of opening up community activities…